Meet Our Faculty


  • Professor, Associate Chair for Research, Statistics, Volgenau

  • Instructor, Information Sciences and Technology, Information Sciences and Technology

    Research Research Interests Communications Degrees MS, Telecommunications, George Washington University BS, Electrical Engineering, Drexel University
  • Professor, Computer Science, Volgenau

    Sanmay Das has broad interests across artificial intelligence, machine learning, and computational social science. He works on designing effective algorithms for agents in complex, uncertain environments and understanding the social or collective outcomes of individual behavior. His recent work focuses on the algorithmic allocation of scarce societal resources, with an eye towards the distributive justice implications of different policies and mechanisms.
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    Professor, Statistics, Volgenau

  • Professor, Computer Science, Volgenau

    Kenneth A. De Jong received his Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Michigan in 1975. He joined George Mason University in 1984 and is currently a University Professor, a Professor of Computer Science, head of the Evolutionary Computation Laboratory, and Associate Director of the Krasnow Institute. His research interests include genetic algorithms, evolutionary computation, machine learning, and adaptive systems.
  • Ping Deng began teaching at George Mason University in 2018. She teaches courses in C programming and data management and mining. Her research interests include database and data mining. Degrees PhD, Computer Science, University of Texas at Dallas
  • Socrates Dimitriadis

    Assistant Professor, Volgenau

    Socrates Dimitriadis enjoys teaching programming courses and likes to put an emphasis on the algorithmic thinking as well as the pragmatic aspects of software development. Before coming to George Mason University, he spent over ten years working as a full stack developer, and he has built a web portal that attracts more than 100,000 visitors per day. His interests include computational cognitive science, human and computer vision, and the multifaceted process of learning, from brain plasticity to neural networks to lifelong learning.
  • Associate Professor, Computer Science, Volgenau

    Carlotta Domeniconi has taught at George Mason University since 2002. Her research interests include machine learning, data mining, classification, clustering, and big data, with applications in text mining, social network analysis, financial data mining, and learning analytics. Research 2014 - 2015 : Collaborative Research: Deep Insights Anytime, Anywhere (DIA2). Funded by National Science Foundation.
  • Assistant Professor, Volgenau

    Pei Dong is an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. She obtained her BS in Microelectronics from Nankai University and her PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Rice University. She then did her postdoctoral research in the Department of Materials Science and NanoEngineering at Rice University before joining George Mason University. Pei was employed by New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. when she was an undergraduate student.
  • Professor Emeritus Systems Engineering and Operations Research, Volgenau
    Founding Director, Center for Air Transportation Systems research, Center for Air Transportation Systems Research

    George L. Donohue came to the Volgenau School of Engineering at George Mason University in 2000 after serving as the Associate Administrator of Research and Acquisition in the Federal Aviation Administration.  He has broad experience in managing major research and technology projects in both the public and private sectors, and was named visiting Professor for Air Transportation Technology and Policy for the FAA prior his administrative position. His research interests focus on Air Transportation and systems engineering.